Students experience a variety of ‘War Stories’ in spring course

“The representation of contemporary war is one of my primary research areas,” said Stacey Peebles, associate professor of English and director of film studies. “I was in graduate school writing a dissertation about World War II and Vietnam War literature when Sept. 11 happened, and I realized that this whole understanding of modern war and

By |2019-05-17T13:57:00+00:00May 16th, 2019|Academics, English, Film Studies, History, News|

Commencement 196 to be streamed live on Centre website

Commencement Headquarters | Live Stream Centre College’s 196th Commencement, featuring an expected 332 graduates, will take place at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 19, in Newlin Hall of the Norton Center for the Arts. The 2019 graduation exercises will begin with the Baccalaureate ceremony, which will take place in the same location at 11 a.m. that

Ryan Collins ’19 receives Fulbright award to teach in Spain

Soon-to-be Centre College graduate Ryan Collins ’19 (Lexington, Kentucky) will exchange his diploma for a passport, as he was recently awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to Spain. Collins will be working as an English teaching assistant (ETA) and U.S. cultural ambassador to faculty and students in Galicia. Collins said Spanish has always been a defining characteristic

By |2019-05-15T17:13:28+00:00May 15th, 2019|Academics, Careers, Education, History, News, Spanish, Study Abroad|

Campus buildings join Danville–Boyle County registry for historic properties

Centre College recently partnered with Boyle Landmark Trust to dedicate five buildings on campus: the Chenault Alumni House, Craik House, Horky House, Old Carnegie and Old Centre. A plaque dedication ceremony was held on May 7. Boyle Landmark Trust, founded in 1971, works to assure that architectural history is respected, protected and preserved for future

By |2019-05-10T12:15:28+00:00May 10th, 2019|Academics, Buildings, Campus, History, News|

Carnival event brings campus community together

The Centre College community recently gathered along the Campus Center lawn for the College's annual Carnival. Planned and organized by the Student Activities Council (SAC), the event brings together members of the campus community for an afternoon of fun, games, inflatables and music, among other activities. The annual Carnival concert, featuring Waka Flocka Flame, Sptembr

By |2019-05-06T18:01:17+00:00May 6th, 2019|Academics, Athletics, Buildings, Campus, Events, History, News|

[VIDEO] A Storied Centre | Part 4: Kentucky College for Women

Award-winning documentary producer Tom Thurman ’84 and the students in two CentreTerm film classes have created a 73-minute bicentennial documentary titled, “A Storied Centre.” The documentary was designed to be broken into 12 segments. Throughout the course of Centre College’s bicentennial, segments of the documentary will be released on the bicentennial website on the last

12th annual RICE symposium celebrates student research and creative endeavors

Centre College recently hosted the 12th annual Research, Internships and Creative Endeavors (RICE) symposium with a week-long celebration of research, featuring different events each day. “I think RICE went very well this year,” said Amy Frederick, RICE co-chair and assistant professor of art history and humanities. “The quality of the presentations, the posters and the symposium

Latin American studies students present at conference in Texas

A group of five Centre College Latin American studies students recently presented at the Institute of Latin American Studies Student Association (ILASSA) conference at the University of Texas at Austin. This is the third year students have presented at ILASSA. The graduate school conference is the oldest in the U.S. and is also organized and

Centre-in-Washington program prepares Blaise Parker ’20 for law school

As part of Centre College’s Centre-in-Washington program, politics and history double major Blaise Parker ’20 (Old Fort, North Carolina) is taking advantage of the Centre Commitment by interning this semester at The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies. Parker was assigned to the organization’s division known as the “Practice Groups,” where he is

By |2019-03-15T15:44:06+00:00March 15th, 2019|Academics, History, Internships, News, Politics, Pre-Law, Research|

Centre alumni earn teaching certificates through Teach Kentucky program

Centre College is known for sending its graduates to participate in Teach Kentucky, a Louisville-based non-profit committed to facilitating the launch of careers in education. The College has a total of 18 alumni who are currently teaching in the greater-Louisville area through the organization. “At a pragmatic level, we provide the essential connective tissue for

By |2019-03-08T19:37:24+00:00March 8th, 2019|Admission, Athletics, Careers, Commencement, Education, History, News, Study Abroad|
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